Collision kills 18 year old PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 25 April 2013 07:37

(Fatal injury victim identified)…18 year old Julian Naungyan was the passenger in a vehicle struck by a semi.

 The collision was reported at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon. Initial reports from the California Highway Patrol says the pickup was being driven by another 18 year old from El Centro. The driver’s name has not been released. The CHP says the pickup had stopped at the intersection of East Worthington and McConnell Roads. A semi was eastbound on McConnell, approaching the intersection. The Toyota pickup pulled into the intersection, into the path of the Big Rig. The semi collided into the side of the smaller vehicle. Naugyan suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced at the scene. The driver suffered major injuries and was flown by REACH Air Rescue to a Palm Springs area Hospital for treatment. The driver of the semi, 66 year old John Coughed of Holtville, was treated for a minor injury to his hand. The collision is being investigated by the Highway Patrol.